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Designing Women

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Ambitious Julia Sugarbaker and her sister, diva-like ex-beauty queen Suzanne, decide ...more

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Episode 1

The Big Desk, Part 1

When Allison Sugarbaker, a cousin of Julia and Suzanne, buys out Suzanne's share of the business as an investment, everyone at Sugarbaker's mistakenly assumes that she is not actually planning to work there.
Episode 2

The Big Desk, Part 2

When Allison Sugarbaker, a cousin of Julia and Suzanne, buys out Suzanne's share of the business as an investment, everyone at Sugarbaker's mistakenly assumes that she is not actually planning to work there.
Episode 3

A Toe In The Water

When Julia tentatively begins dating again, Allison questions the sexual preferences of her new beau.
Episode 4

Dwayne's World

When Carlene's ex-husband, Dwayne, arrives and gives her his permission to date, an infuriated Carlene and Mary Jo lie about her already having a boyfriend.
Episode 5

Marriage Most Foul

Sugarbaker's becomes a hive of frenzied pre-wedding activity when Allison's old flame, wealthy financier Barry Binsford, is released from prison and immediately proposes marriage to her.
Episode 6

Picking A Winner

Julia gives the money-conscious Allison one week to get an overdue payment from wealthy client Les Pittman, while Mary Jo decides to go to a sperm bank in order to get pregnant again.
Episode 7

Last Tango In Atlanta

Anthony persuades his reluctant co-workers to participate in an outreach program at the prison he once called home, and it's an experience none of them will forget.
Episode 8

The Strange Case Of Clarence & Anita

The atmosphere at Sugarbaker's heats up quickly when discussion about Clarence Thomas and Anita Hill and the issue of sexual harassment turns into a war between the sexes.
Episode 9

Just Say Doe

Mary Jo's macho brother wants to take his nephew, Quint, on a male-bonding hunting trip -- until Allison meets him and plans a little hunting expedition of her own.
Episode 10

Julia and Rusty Sittin' in a Tree

When Julia grants Rusty the electrician's birthday wish by going out with him, even stranger matches follow.
Episode 11

Julia And Mary Jo Get Stuck Under A Bed

While snooping in the home of a famous Atlanta newscaster, Julia and Mary Jo are forced into hiding under his bed when he and his girlfriend return unexpectedly.
Episode 12

Real Scary Men

An antiquing trip into the Georgia woods turns wild and woolly when the staff of Sugarbaker's become stranded as the unwelcome guests at a men's club retreat.
Episode 13

Tales Out Of School

When Anthony realizes that his unfriendly law professor seems to like Carlene, he enlists her help to score points with him.
Episode 14

Driving My Mama Back Home

Julia accompanies Mary Jo when she takes her mother home on an overnight bus trip while Anthony, Carlene and Allison get locked in the storeroom.
Episode 15

Payne Comes Home

When Julia's son Payne comes home for a visit, he confesses that he has left his wife and plans to stay home permanently.
Episode 16

Carlene's Apartment

When Carlene invites her co-workers and Bernice over to share her excitement over her first single apartment, they are shocked by the terrible neighborhood.
Episode 17

Mamed

Anthony fears he's created a monster when he casts Julia as the lead in a production of "Mame," which he is directing at a local theater, and then makes her the producer as well.
Episode 18

A Scene From A Mall

When Julia hears that Anthony has been accosted and unjustly accused of criminal activity by security guards at a shopping mall, she vows to teach the mall bigots a lesson.
Episode 19

All About Odes To Atlanta

As Carlene prepares to perform one of her inspired tunes with Julia and Mary Jo in the semi-finals of an Atlanta theme-song contest, an eager groupie named Heather offers her services and adulation.
Episode 20

I Enjoy Being A Girl

After Carlene's proud announcement that she is going to be a Girl Scout troop leader, she decides to quit after one chaotic meeting with the troop-from-hell.
Episode 21

L.A. Story

When Allison invests in a dubious film venture, she invites her co-workers to join her on a trip to Hollywood for a Tinseltown adventure that includes a stay at Charles Nelson Reilly's home.
Episode 22

A Little Night Music

When Julia discovers that she may need a hysterectomy and enters the hospital for further tests before the operation, a potentially terrifying encounter with her surgeon ends up lifting her spirits.
Episode 23

Shades Of Vanessa

Anthony falls in love with a dubious debutante named Vanessa, who turns his business pursuits to pleasure and Sugarbaker's plans to turmoil.

The Beauty Contest

TVPG • Sitcom, Comedy • Episode (1986)

Killing All the Right People

TVPG • Sitcom, Comedy • Episode (1987)

Reservations For 12, Plus Ursula

TVPG • Sitcom, Comedy • Episode (1988)

Getting Married and Eating Dirt

TVPG • Sitcom, Comedy • Episode (1988)

Full Moon

TVPG • Sitcom, Comedy • Episode (1989)

The Women of Atlanta

TVPG • Sitcom, Comedy • Episode (1989)

Bernice's Sanity Hearing

TVPG • Sitcom, Comedy • Episode (1989)

First Day of the Last Decade of the 20th Century, Part 1

TVPG • Sitcom, Comedy • Episode (1990)

First Day of the Last Decade of the 20th Century, Part 2

TVPG • Sitcom, Comedy • Episode (1990)

Fore!

TVPG • Sitcom, Comedy • Episode (1991)

About this Show

Designing Women

Ambitious Julia Sugarbaker and her sister, diva-like ex-beauty queen Suzanne, decide to open their own design firm. They are aided by close friends Mary Jo and Charlene. Also on hand is ex-con Anthony who provides the women with some moving muscle and his often unsolicited male opinion.

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